• Posts Tagged ‘Rated PG-13’

    Breaking In

    by  • May 14, 2018 • Uncategorized

    Directed By: James McTeigue Starring: Gabrielle Union, Billy Burke, Richard Cabral, Ajiona Alexus, Levi Meaden, Seth Carr Rated: PG-13 for violence, menace, bloody images, sexual references, and brief strong language. A mom breaking heads to save her kids isn’t a new story, and “Breaking In” isn’t a great film. It’s moderately entertaining, though, and...

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    Avengers: Infinity War

    by  • April 30, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Joe and Anthony Russo Starring: Every major protagonist from all previous Marvel films Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action throughout, language and some crude references. If you’re a fan of the Marvel Studios movies, you have probably already seen “Avengers: Infinity War.” For casual fans, curious non-fans, and...

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    Rampage

    by  • April 23, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Brad Peyton Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Naomi Harris, Malin Akerman, Jake Lacy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Rated: PG-13 for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief language, and crude gestures. It might seem foolish to make a movie out of a simplistic, old-school arcade game, but “Rampage” is aimed squarely at the nostalgic 12-year-old...

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    A Quiet Place

    by  • April 10, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe Rated: PG-13 for terror and some bloody images How often do you make noise? So many actions are audible. A shoe sole slapping or squeaking on the floor, dropping a hard object, biting into an apple. Even without speaking, we humans...

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    Tomb Raider

    by  • March 19, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Roar Uthaug Starring: Alicia Vikander, Daniel Wu, Walton Goggins, Dominic West Rated: PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and for some language The video game world has an updated “Tomb Raider” featuring a more realistic-looking version of Lara Croft, and now the movie world has one as well. There are a...

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    Black Panther

    by  • March 13, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Ryan Coogler Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Michael B. Jordan, Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker Rated: PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action violence, and a brief rude gesture Marvel Studios debuted their Cinematic Universe (referred to as the MCU) ten years ago with “Iron Man.”...

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    Winchester

    by  • February 6, 2018 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Written and directed by: The Spierig Brothers Starring: Helen Mirren, Sarah Snook, Jason Clarke Rated: PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, drug content, some sexual material and thematic elements Anybody who’s been to the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose, California knows the story: after her husband and infant child died, heiress Sarah Winchester bought...

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    Murder on the Orient Express

    by  • November 21, 2017 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Ealasaid A. Haas Directed by: Kenneth Branagh Starring: Lucy Boynton, Kenneth Branagh, Olivia Colman, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Josh Gad, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Derek Jacobi, Marwan Kenzari, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Sergei Polunin, Daisy Ridley Rated: PG-13 for violence and thematic elements There’s something comforting about a classic murder mystery...

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    Thor: Ragnarok

    by  • November 14, 2017 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Ealasaid A. Haas Directed by: Taika Waititi Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thompson, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Mark Ruffalo Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and brief suggestive material Thor (Chris Hemsworth) has always been a good-natured, funny guy with strong emotions and a fierce loyalty to...

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    Flatliners

    by  • October 17, 2017 • Movie Reviews and Features

    Directed by: Nils Arden Oplev Starring: Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Nina Dobrev, Kiersey Clemons, James Norton Rated: PG – 13 for violence and terror, sexual content, language, thematic material, and some drug references There’s a mushy dividing line between horror movies that are bad and horror movies that are so bad they’re good. “Flatliners,”...

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